This Week In Fashion: Rebecca Minkoff And Viktor Luna Announced As Headliners Of STLFW And Graphic! Takes Place At 2720

By Sarah Stallmann
In Style
Rebecca Minkoff premiered her Fall 2014 at NYFW on Friday.

Rebecca Minkoff premiered her Fall 2014 at NYFW on Friday.

Events

Madewell hosts Denim Date on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at their location in Plaza Frontenac, in an effort to help you score the perfect pair of jeans. Stop by for a personal fit session and complimentary hemming from 5-8pm. Refreshments provided. RSVP to store290@madewell.com

St. Louis-based fashion event company Brainchild Events has partnered with Midwest independent record label Indyground Entertainment to present a visually stimulating runway show featuring top graphic t-shirt designers in the area. Graphic!, which takes place at 2720 Cherokee on Saturday, Feb. 15, combines art and fashion, showcasing designs by CLR-MNSTR, GUM Clothing (Kansas City), Indigenous Designs, IMNEX and Vacay. Live entertainment will be provided by Mathias & The Pirates and DJ Mahf. Doors open at 9pm. For more information or to RSVP, visit the official Facebook event page.

Mother-daughter duo Leisa Zigman and Micaila Edlin have been announced as co-chairs of Beauty Buzz, a fundraising event that will take place during the annual Neiman Marcus Beauty Event. The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis has joined forces with Neiman Marcus on the venture, creating an event that will not only provide guests with light bites, complimentary gifts and beauty tips, but will raise funds to establish media scholarships for students in the area. Participating retailers include Chanel, Christian Dior, Laura Mercier, YSL, Bobbi Brown, ReVive and more. It will be held in the Neiman Marcus Cosmetics department on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 10:30-12:30pm. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the St. Louis Neiman Marcus event page or call 314-449-8029.

Style Bits

Anna Friss, designer and owner of Blue Bird Apparel, has launched a new initiative to drive business and fashion on the Delmar Loop known as Loop Style. The social media project aims to highlight the unique retail offerings in the eclectic U. City neighborhood, showcasing the street fashion and style that has made the neighborhood a cultural hub. You can follow along with the Loop Style movement on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @loopstylestl.

Shop Talk

  • Ivy Hill hosts a Valentine’s Day shopping event at their CWE location on Thursday, Feb. 13 from 4-7pm. Guests can enjoy sweets and treats and giveaways while enjoying 20 percent off on a item of their choice. 304 N. Euclid Ave
  • Out with the old and in with the new, CODI the Boutique has announced that they will be closing their Town & Country location after Valentine’s Day weekend to re-focus on their staple store in Ladue. Instead, owner Courtney Hopson plans to expand her brand at the Clayton Road space by adding CODI Furnishings upstairs, offering gift items, lamps, picture frames, chandeliers and small conversational pieces of furniture. An official grand opening date has yet to be set. 9218 Clayton Rd.

STLFW News

NYFW vets Rebecca Minkoff and Viktor Luna have been announced as headliners for two of the three Spring Saint Louis Fashion Week shows, taking place April 23-25. A preliminary date schedule has been released through the STLFW website:

March 27, 2014
Spring Saint Louis Fashion Week Kickoff Event
Information to be announced shortly.

April 23, 2014
Spring Into Fashion St. Louis Galleria Runway Show
One hundred percent of ticket sales will benefit Friends of Wings.
Ticket prices and times to be announced shortly.
Purchase tickets.

April 24, 2014
Rebecca Minkoff at Saks Fifth Avenue
One hundred percent of ticket sales will benefit The St. Louis Fashion Fund.
Ten front row seats are available for $100. General admission tickets are $25 and include first-come, first-served seating on the day of the show. Purchase tickets.

April 25, 2014
Summer & Swimwear Runway Show Featuring Viktor Luna & More
Entry times and full designer list to be announced shortly.
Tickets available through Eventbrite.

For more information or to get involved as a partner, please email Lindsay@ALIVEMag.com. For information on volunteer and internship opportunities, please email Jessica@ALIVEMag.com.

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